Updated: July 17, 2020
As Ohio continues to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities will monitor guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and the Licking County Health Department and follow all orders from Governor Mike Dewine related to COVID-19.
Starting at 6 p.m. July 23, Ohio is under a state-wide mask mandate. Per the Governor’s order we are requiring that any member of the public who enters our facility wears a face covering.
A face covering is a piece of cloth that covers the nose, mouth and chin. Coverings must be worn indoors and outdoors when a person is unable to maintain six feet of social distance.
The requirement to wear a facial covering does not apply when:
A list of all exceptions and additional information is available at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/public-health-advisory-system/.
Please see below for additional information about our COVID-19 response plan.
Additionally, our agency has established a Continuity of Operations plan (that will be updated at https://lickingcounty.gov/covid_19_notice.htm ) and our Leadership Team is meeting regularly to respond to new information.
Please be aware that aspects of this plan will likely change. We will continue to update our community in this rapidly evolving situation.
Meetings and visits:
Forms and documents
Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities
116 N. 22nd Street
Newark, Ohio 43055
Please put the name of the LCBDD staff person receiving the document on the envelope
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities has started a webpage to help families, providers and county board employees stay informed about COVID-19. Check it out for the latest: https://dodd.ohio.gov/…/our-…/resource-dodd-covid-19-support
For additional information regarding COVID-19 please go to: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
The state of Ohio has established a website for resources and information: coronavirus.ohio.gov.
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has also opened a call center to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The call center will be open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
The Vermont DD Council has created a guide to COVID-19 that uses simple language. Find it here.